The U.S. House today approved a bill co-sponsored by Sen. Sherrod Brown that is aimed to improve collecting of information on the deaths of babies nationwide.

With the House action, the measure now goes to the White House for President Barack Obama’s signature. Brown’s measure is designed to both track and eventually reduce the 25,000 stillbirths that take place every year in the United States.

The House passed the bill without a formal vote.

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